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State Budget Signed – Cal Grant reduction repealed!

June 23, 2014

State Budget Signed – Cal Grant reduction repealed!

Friday June 20, Governor Jerry Brown signed the 2014-15 budge …

September 18, 2014

Announcement-New Partnership with the Clery Center

AICCU is excited to announce a new partnership with the Clery Center for Security On Campus. The Clery Center’s Collaborative Program is a team-based learning membership that brings together institutions of higher education across the country to build and implement more cost-effective and sustainable approaches to campus safety while also ensuring compliance with the federal and state laws and regulations under the Clery Act. Together, through a collaborative program, both organizations plan to bring a new campus safety initiative that will introduce new comprehensive campus safety training and resources to California’s private, nonprofit colleges and universities.
As part of this partnership, the Clery Center plans to provide two free in-person Clery Act trainings as well as one-on-on …

September 15, 2014

CA Higher Education Letter to the CA State Board of Education President

AICCU, in conjunction with the University of California, the California State University, and the California Community Colleges recently issued a letter to California State Board of Education President Mike Kirst, expressing our support of California’s higher education segments for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. The correspondence addresses the need for improving college readiness and the positive effects this will have in helping to close the preparation gap that currently exists for California students. These Common Core standards will provide a strong resource for teachers and districts in developing new courses that are designed specifically to better equip students with the required understanding for college preparation.
Appointed faculty from all three p …

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AICCU President’s reflection on trade mission to Mexico 2014

August 27, 2014

AICCU President’s reflection on trade mission to Mexico 2014

I had the pleasure of joining the trade mission to Mexico the last week of July. The trade mission was led by California’s Governor Jerry Brown, which included delegates from California’s academic, political, business and non-profit sectors. Our purpose was to join together, as a California-Mexico Higher Education Working Group, and negotiate a higher educational partnership agreement that both sides wo …

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